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Malignant: Parasitic and Mindless

Every fall season, there is another horror movie released that gets promoted as being the eerie film of the year; this year it was Malignant. The promotion of the movie revealed it as a psychological thriller that would leave the audience in a Halloween frenzy. James Wan, the director, has been known ...


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Alice in Groceryland

Inside the Needler’s Fresh Market on N. New Jersey St. downtown Indy shoppers picked and scanned their Thursday evening provisions. Outside an October cold front was descending upon the adjacent courtyard, sounding an early winter warning as a band of culture-minded individuals assembled their projector, ...


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Halloween Movie Review: Shaun of the Dead

With Halloween right around the corner, many of us may watch some of our favorite horror movies, and while it’s certainly far from scary, “Shaun of the Dead” makes a great movie to watch with friends this time of year. As a quick summary of the movie, it primarily follows the journey of Shaun ...


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PICKLEMAN’S RESTAURANT PLANS 2022 OPENING IN NOBLESVILLE

The food scene is continuing to grow in Indiana with a new fast-casual, sit-down restaurant coming to Noblesville. Missouri-based restaurant Pickleman’s Gourmet Café is expected to open its first Indiana location early next year.  While the restaurant is well-known for its freshly baked chocolate ...


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Woodruff Place Flea Market Resumes After COVID-19 Delay

The Woodruff Place Flea Market took place on October 2nd and 3rd. The flea market, normally held in the first week of June, was postponed this year due to COVID-19. The market held a variety of different items, from the vintage dishware and clothing of the neighborhood’s inhabitants, to ice cream ...


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Reviews

“Dare to Say His Name”: Candyman is no longer a myth

“Candyman”  is psychologically jarring in how it exemplifies racial injustice. The sequel follows the 1992 film, where the main character in the 2021 film, is derived from the child who had a connection to the Candyman. The urban legend is retold within the new film, but speaks to the truths of ...


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Shang-Chi: How Action Drives Narrative

“Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” introduces an excellent cast of skilled martial arts heroes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film features multiple action scenes one expects from a martial arts movie, barring the painfully generic battle scene, and most of the fight scenes in the ...


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Lil Nas X’s "Montero" shakes conservatives and inspires others

Lil Nas X has created a conservative hurricane of outrage usually reserved for abortion and Hillary Clinton following the release of his new single. Lil Nas X’s music video “Montero” joins WAP and the MLB in Fox News’ basket of deplorables.The music video featuring Lil Nas X in tight black briefs, ...


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Local

City Market Catacombs open for tours amid pandemic

It is noon, and the Indianapolis City Market is filled with people grabbing lunch. I spot a sign that says, “Catacomb tour this way,” which points me up a staircase toward the Indiana Landmarks booth. There, I meet up with guide Craig Barker and a small group of masked tour-goers. Barker begins ...

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